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Harnessing the power of a team through identifying and combining individual strengths is a key component in successful leadership. Designed for current leaders and aspiring leaders alike, this workshop series offers a unique opportunity to discover the tools you will need to positively lead others and help create a productive and effective work environment.

Upcoming events

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If your business is part of the local high street and you’d like inspiration on how to attract more customers, this is the masterclass for you. Discover insights from the most up-to-date research and ask our expert your retail-related questions.

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Our workshop is specifically tailored to organisations supplying the aerospace, automobile and rail sectors and addresses the unique challenges which may arise.

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public lecture

Professor Manning's lecture will look at the evolution of modern vehicles and how the innovation and research community has responded to various imperatives to improve performance.

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The major event during National Apprenticeship Week 2022, the event aims to showcase the apprenticeship opportunities across our region. Many well-known employers will be talking about the apprenticeships on offer at their company, and existing apprentices will be sharing their experiences too.

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Learn the tools and techniques to position your products and services in a way that will attract your ideal customers to your business.

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If you have big ambitions for your business in 2022 then this is the event for you. Discover the support available to help make your goals a reality and expand your network through meeting like-minded business leaders.

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Creating an appealing brand for your organisation is the key to attracting valuable customers. Join this workshop to discover why it is such a precious marketing asset and how you can develop your own B2B brand.

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open day

Join us at our on-campus Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 26 February where you will be able to meet our teaching teams and students and explore our facilities and award-winning accommodation.

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In today’s challenging business environment, change is inevitable. But how do you know when to make changes? How do you make changes that have the most chance of success? Join this workshop to find out.

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Regularly reviewing the performance of your organisation and identifying areas for improvement is especially important during challenging times. Learn the tools and techniques you can use to help you continuously improve your business.

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If you would like to know more about the finances of your organisation, and how financial data can be used to improve business performance then this workshop is for you.

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Creating content for your marketing doesn’t have to be difficult. Discover the simple tools and techniques to create copy that will resonate with your target market, whilst increasing engagement and generating new leads.

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Learn the stages of a proven new product development process that will help manage risk and drastically improve the probability of success in the marketplace.

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Join our annual Careers Fair on Thursday 10 March 2022 to raise your company's profile and attract our student and graduate talent.

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Do you want to develop products or services that will give your organisation maximum return on investment? Join this workshop to learn the tools and techniques that will ensure optimal profits for your new initiatives.

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How do you know how much of a product to manufacture or how to deal with uncertainty in the marketplace? Join this workshop to find out.

Open Window

This one-day symposium 'Creative Homemaking: Visualising Home in Times of Crisis' aims to bring together artists, researchers, curators, and the wider audience to discuss new perspectives and experiences in visualising home in times of crisis.

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Managing cashflow is key to developing a thriving business. Without cash, there is no business! Join us to learn these fundamental financial skills.

The Atrium at Kedleston Road during an Open Day
open day

Join us at our on-campus Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 26 March where you will be able to meet our teaching teams and students and explore our facilities and award-winning accommodation.

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Join us for our annual Logistics and Supply Chain Week. The week attracts professionals, academics and students, providing opportunities to share information and to hear about the latest thinking in this global industry.

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Join us to help your business prepare and profit from a cleaner, greener and more sustainable future.

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If you are thinking of securing funding or an external investment for your business then this workshop is a must. Learn the areas you will need to consider, from a highly experienced financial management consultant.

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If you are a business owner, you’ll already know the importance of maintaining accurate accountancy records. But do you know how to make the most of your relationship with your accountant and accounting software? Join this workshop to find out how.

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Adopting new technology can be a risky and expensive investment for many organisations, so timing is everything. Join this workshop to learn the strategies that will help you move forwards confidently and make the most of your investment.